A gang leader has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shaking down businesses in the Korean American community in Gwinnett County, Georgia reports the Coos Valley News.
Eugene Chung and his gang demanded protection money from local businesses and counted on their silence to continue their scheme.
One of the victims broke … Read more
It’s okay to serve Black communities, but please know: no one expects you to be Black.
Last weekend I attended the 2017 Yoga Service Council Conference where well-meaning yogis gathered to share ideas, learnings and research on how yoga and mindfulness can help support underserved communities such as youth, veterans … Read more
Photos & Video By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
On Sunday, Mott Street between Canal and Chatham Square in Manhattan, Chinatown was closed for the 38th annual Asian American Pacific American Heritage Celebration from the Coalition of Asian and Pacific Americans, also know as CAPA. There was food, cultural performances, and children’s activities … Read more
Documents made public by Buzzfeed through the Freedom of Information Act may give a boost to the argument that Asian Americans face discrimination in admissions.
The documents reveal comments made by admissions officers on applications to Princeton from Asian American applicants.
Common comments included “very familiar profiles,” “standard premeds,” or “difficult to pluck out.”
The … Read more
The film from South Korea’s Bong Joon Ho made its world premier at the Cannes Film Festival.
It stars An Seo Hyun as … Read more
A new study released by the Pew Research Center has found Asian Americans with some college education are the most likely to marry someone from another race.
The results quantify what many in the community know about mixed marriages.
Among all ethnic groups, Asian Americans are the most likely to … Read more
No Chinese meal is complete without the satisfying crunch of the fortune cookie and the nuggets of wisdom inside. But for those of you who think the fortune cookie is just a cookie, you’ll be surprised to learn that there’s a fascinating history behind the cookie and the slips … Read more
Just over a year ago Microsoft introduced Tay, an AI chatbot that was designed to learn from and replicate online chatter. Tay, according to Business Insider, “responds to users’ queries and emulates the casual, jokey speech patterns of a stereotypical millennial.”
But within 24 hours, Tay was gone, … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Investigators in California are looking into a widely publicized alleged incident of discrimination against an Asian American by an Airbnb host.
Dyne Suh of Southern California has filed a formal complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
A video about the incident went viral on social … Read more